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Praia da Oura, Albufeira

4.2
#5 of 24 in Parks in Albufeira
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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A golden stretch of sand backed by a string of upscale hotels, Praia da Oura sits just a short walk from the center of Albufeira, a major resort town on the country's southern coast. Famous for its relaxed atmosphere, the beach draws vacationers from around the world. Escape the biggest crowds by using your snorkeling equipment to explore the rugged outcroppings along the coastline. Once you have your fill of water and sand, walk into town and discover a network of narrow streets lined with restaurants and bars that serve signature cocktails and seafood specialties. The area near the beach gets extremely crowded, so arrive early to take advantage of convenient parking near the waterfront. Using our world travel planner, Albufeira attractions like Praia da Oura can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Absolutely stunning beach. Very clean. Lots of shells for kids to collect. Some lovely bars and restaurants along the front. We loved it there. 
    Absolutely stunning beach. Very clean. Lots of shells for kids to collect. Some lovely bars and restaurants along the front. We loved it there.  more »
  • This is a lovely expanse of beautiful soft sand flanked by rocks. There are a range of restaurants/cafes overlooking the beach for a drink/meal. 
    This is a lovely expanse of beautiful soft sand flanked by rocks. There are a range of restaurants/cafes overlooking the beach for a drink/meal.  more »
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  • Small beach. Can be crowded with lots of tourists, mainly British ones
  • Weather beautiful, lovely place

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